Reappraising Republican China

Paperback | February 10, 2000

EditorFrederic Wakeman, Richard Louis Edmonds

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This book testifies to the accomplishments of Republican studies during the 1980s and early 1990s. Reviewing many aspects of contemporary research, it covers the transition from the late Qing dynasty to the Republic; agricultural development from the mid-1890s to 1937; the political aspects oftwentieth century Chinese urban history; the problems of capacity building for Republican era governments; political party organization, finance, and military matters; Shanghai's modernization process; the politics of the Kuomintang during the Nanjing decade and its relationship with fascism; andRepublican-era diplomacy.

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This book testifies to the accomplishments of Republican studies during the 1980s and early 1990s. Reviewing many aspects of contemporary research, it covers the transition from the late Qing dynasty to the Republic; agricultural development from the mid-1890s to 1937; the political aspects oftwentieth century Chinese urban history; th...

Frederic Wakeman, Jr. is Director of the Institute of East Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Richard Louis Edmonds is Senior Lecturer in Geography with reference to China at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in the University of London and Editor of The China Quarterly.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:February 10, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198296177

ISBN - 13:9780198296171

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Richard Louis Edmonds: The State of Studies on Republican ChinaMary Backus Rankin: State and Society in Early Republican Politics, 191218Loren Brandt: Reflections on China's Late 19th and Early 20th-Century EconomyMarie-Claire Bergere: Civil Society and Urban Change in Republican ChinaJulia C. Strauss: The Evolution of Republican GovernmentHans van de Ven: The Military in the RepublicWen-hsin Yeh: Shanghai Modernity: Commerce and Culture in a Republican CityFrederic Wakeman: A Revisionist View of the Nanjing Decade: Confucian FascismWilliam C. Kirby: The Internationalization of China: Foreign Relations at Home and Abroad in the Republican Era